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Hand & Feet Protection


  1. Wear leather or kevlar gloves when handling sharp or rough objects and breakable objects such as glass.

  2. Asbestos gloves and treated terry cloth gloves should be used to protect hands from heat exposure.

  3. Di-electrically tested rubber gloves should be worn to keep hands insulated from electric shock.

  4. Rubber, neoprene, vinyl, or nitrile gloves should be worn when handling most chemicals and corrosives.

  5. Rubber gloves should be worn when handling items which might contain blood borne pathogens.

  6. Finger and hand injuries can occur without warning; therefore sound judgment should dictate the use of gloves when performing other tasks.


  1. Approved foot wear should be worn at all times. See your supervisor for what is acceptable in your work area.
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